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psychologically some things occurring that are helping. but again, we have this election coming up next week and this so-called fiscal cliff. the earnings reports really haven't been that good either. so far investors are appearing willing to look beyond that and into further growth. but again, these sentiments can change, as we've seen, very quickly. > > we can always count on you for an update on china. what's the latest? > > well, china's nationwide purchasing manager report came in better-than-expected, so that reinforced ideas thaÑaÑaÑaÑaÑaÑñ of labor unions and good government organizations say mitt romney and his family made millions from investments as a result of the auto bailout but did not reveal the windfall in his june 1st, 2012 financial disclosure report to the office of government ethics. uaw president bob king says mitt romney and his family personally profited by at least $15.3 million from the 2009 auto bailout, yet did not disclose that in financial statements to run for president. "the public needs to know how much mitt romney bet against the american worker with
the tone of this year's election. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas good morning. it's tuesday, october 30th. i'm angela miles. hurricane sandy takes down the market. broll: wall street sign, empty streets around cboe for the second day in a row-- major trading exchanges including the nyse and cboe remain closed. it's the first time that's happened since 1888 when a blizzard blew through new york. the storm is bringing one benefit. in north carolina a ski resort is opening earlier than ever as sandy drops off several inches of fresh snow in the mountains and a shake up at apple. the senior vp of iphone and the head of retail are both leaving the company. with that we turn to larry shover of sfg alternatives-- it's the second day in a row that the major exchanges will be closed today. what do you think will be moving the most? oil, gold, or sit-on-the- sidelines kind of a day? probably a little on the sidelines but probably oil and the whole energy complex because they did shut down refineries and we just don
>> chris: i'm chris wallace, with nine days until the election, obama an romney pull out all the stops. ♪ >> chris: it is the swing state show down. as the candidates crisscross the country. we'll discuss where the race stands and what issues matter most, with senators from the states who will decide the election. republicans rob portman of ohio. and ron johnson of wisconsin. democrats mark warner of virginia and mark udall of colorado and how does the electoral map look going in to the last week of the campaign, we'll ask the sunday panel where the race will be won and lost and from fine debate to around the clock rallies, we're on the stretch, on the trail. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again, from fox news in washington. we'll get to our coverage of the presidential race, in a moment. but, first, that huge storm that is bearing down on the east coast, threatening millions, as well as disrupting campaign schedules. here's the latest on the storm from the fox news extreme weather center, in new york. >> chris, yes, the storm likely we've nev
tuesday's presidential election. coming up at 5:15 what economists predict the october jobs report will say and how both president obama and mitt romney are expected to spend the result -- spin the results. new poll is out suggesting the race for the white house is still neck and neck. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters nation-wide support president obama. while 48% say they support republican challenger mitt romney. >>> now to our continuing coverage of sandy. it has killed at least 157 people in the u.s., canada, and the caribbean combined. 4.5million homes and businesses are still without power. that is also deepening the ongoing gap crisis out there. it has forced many gas stations to close while disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. the wait at some stations two hours long. >>> new jersey trying to make sure sandy does not ruin tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of its 3,000 polling places do not have electricity. the deadline to
at the gas pump post- hurricane sandy and pre- election. plus, stocks that could pop or drop as the market gets back in action today. superstorm sandy is disrupting gas supplies on the east coast, but that will thankfully spare california, which has seen its own disruptions of late. gas has been more thn $4 a gallon for months in the golden state after disruptions at several refineries. those in sacramento saw prices dip below $4 per gallon just this week, but the state's average is still at $4.13 per gallon. nationally, gas prices are down more than a dime since last week, with an average cost of $3.53 per gallon. will prices continue to drop or head higher from here? joining us now on set, beth mosher of aaa. good morning to you. good to have you back on the show. > > good morning. thank you. > > what are you anticipating in the wake of superstorm sandy? > > we think that we've already seen some production stop. there's about six refineries in the northeast region. two of them have shut down production. demand has certainly dropped off. but we think overall across the country we are goin
that we've made in the city. >> she elected politics over public safety, and the interest of victim of domestic violence. >> reporter: olague was appointed supervisor by ed lee. she surprised much of city hall when she voted against firing mirkarimi. >> i have no regrets about my vote. >> reporter: she will run on social media and ask expected to be e-mailed to some 20,000 registered voters in the california now has an all-time high of 18.2 million registers voters, the second of state announced that 950,000 new voters have souped up since the presidential election in 2008. officials say the surge in registration is due in part to the state's new on line system. but while voters registration is up, the number of registered republicans is below 30%. >>> orange on 2, new poll shows california's senator diane feinstein has a lead over her opponent. 54% of likely voters support the reelection of feinstein, compared to 33% supports her opponent, a republican business woman. 13% remain undecided. >>> held of the california republican party says he will not seek another term. he was electe
area community college and why it depends what happens election day. >> bart leaders showed off a milestone today in the warm springs extension project. here's an underground look as they walked the subway tunnel this morning. the new section runs under lake elizabeth and will eventually reach san jose. the bart station is expected to open in the fall of 2015. >> several bay area hospitals are teaming up with local farmers to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to improve hospital food. thousands of pounds of fresh produce. the executive chef tells the business times the healthy eating program is expected to expand each growing season. >> chevron is making a multi- million dollar commitment. not to refurbish refineries. the political cost the bay area's biggest oil producer is backing. >> back here, fog free along the coast. this weekend is going to be warmer. we'll also look at detroit weather for the world series. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that w
coming out on friday. this is the last jobs report before the election. it's really going to set the tone for a lot of people. i think we're really going to have to see a big number to the upside. i don't anticipate seeing that. i anticipate continuing to see the same kind of numbers that we have seen, just showing mediocre growth. i think it's going to be important to watch the fomc that we have this week too to see what their read on the economy is and what it may be going forward as well. > > thank you very much. kevin craney, rjo futures. > > thank you. gross domestic product, often simply "gdp," is a broad measure of economic activity that can be a gross domestic problem for incumbent presidents. in the third quarter, gdp nudged up 2% - just about or slightly better than some predicted, and with enough positive as well as negative aspects for both presidential candidates to claim. the latest gdp numbers - up 2% in the third quarter - brought on an "extra" debate round for the presidential candidates. "it's great" "not so great" gdp - gross domestic product, the market value of goods
the one supervisor who supported the sheriff and is also up for re-election, tara moriarty has just seen the ad. that features a woman who played a key role into the investigation of the sheriff. you are at the campaign headquarters for that sprf orwith an exclusive report, tara. >> reporter: that's right. this ad is aimed at unseating supervisor christina olongy, the star ivory madison, the sheriff's next door neighbor. >> my name is i'veary madison. >> reporter: she was the 1 his wife was involved in. >> i didn't want to get involved but now i have to. >> she is speaking out in some ad against her own district 5 supervisor christina elongy, up for eelection. >> n woman has been through the ringer and the courage for her to call and say that i must break my silence -- >> san francisco women for accountability produced the spot because it says she was out of line in voting to allow a convicted domestic violence offender to led the sheriff's department. >> i don't think she was politically motivated, she was the neighbor trying to do the right thing, any of us what would you do, this is t
into the election. so, we'll see. but we know that real unemployment is still fairly high and there's something that needs to be done about that. as far as the election, do you expect there will be some sort of unleashing of money after the election? > > i don't. i think that what you'll see is an obama victory will be met with a small rally followed by some selling, and a romney victory will be met with some buying. but i think that the money is going to stay held tightly in hand, because right now most people are still trading ben bernanke and the fed and the money-printing system, and we know that in the long run that's not a great system to be trading. so better to be in cash than to try and case for yield in a field where you can't really find true answers yet. > > but at least the economy is still clicking. good to have you on the show this morning, todd. take care. > > thank you so much. have a great day. some airlines have resumed limited service to some of new york's airports, but some have not, and it's leaving some passengers, especially business travelers, up in the air. in our cove
election and both president obama and mitt romney are crisscrossing the country to get the vote out. the president will campaign in ohio, wisconsin and virginia. they are aimed at drawing big crowds. bill clinton is campaigning for him and bruce springsteen and jay-z. >>> there was political star power with romney during a stop in ohio. he was joined by his wife, paul ryan and former mayor rudy giuliani. >> accomplishing real change is not something that i just talk about. it's something that i've done. it's what i'm going to do whether i'm president of the united states with your help. romney promised to cut spend and he warnings there could be another government shut down if president obama is re-elected. >>> we want to give you a look at some key battleground states. we have nevada, colorado, iowa, michigan, ohio, new hampshire, and virginia, eight swing states. and according to the latest polls, take a look at the numbers. in these states, the president hold a four point lead over mitt romney. and those are five out of eight states. you can see some of the numbers. nevada is 45
. >> on the election, sir? >> i am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. i am worried on -- i am worried about the impact on families and on their first responders. i am worried about the impact on our economy and on transportation. the election will take care of itself next week. right now, our number one priority is to make sure that we are saving lives, that our search and rescue teams will be in place, that people get the food, the water, the show to the meeting case of emergency. and that we respond as quickly as possible to get the economy back on track. >> that is a long time. >> a kind of a -- >> president obama pausing to just take one question at the end of that briefing, saying that the election will take a back seat right now. he is mostly concerned about the well-being of american families and the first responders who will be out in force in reaction to hurricane sandy. he said the election will take care of itself next week. but he did warn americans that come over the course of the next several days, they may find themselves in some pretty tough situations. very li
can be two hours long. new jersey is trying to make sure sandy does not ruin next tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of the 3,000 polling places don't have electricity. the deadline to mail in ballot locations has been extepidded to the -- extended to the end of today. the bay area increasing its efforts to help. dozens left travis airport base. they are bringing much needed supplies and generators. more than three -- >>> just 7:11. and almost missing out on millions of dollars. how the california lottery tracked down a jackpot winner as time was running out. >>> the price of inactivity. how much it's costing to keep the nuclear plant open or shut down for nearly a year. >>> mostly clear out there. higher clouds beginning to move in. chilly though. a lot of 40s showing up. even on the coast. beautiful sunrise and a beautiful warm weekend. we'll have more on that coming up. >>> thank you. it is 7:13. any minute now president obama will be rallying voters in ohio. ktvu alison burns is in our washingt
. the last one before next tuesday's president herbal election. the october jobs report will be released at 5:30 a.m.. the unemployment rate is is the canned corise to 7.9%. that is down from 7.8% in september. both president obama and mitt romney are packing in appearances in swing states with just four days left before election day. president obama has three campaign events in ohio today. the president has now received the endorsement of new york city mayor michael bloomberg an independent. he is endorsing president obama because the president's leadership on climate change. meanwhile mitt romney begins today with a campaign event in wisconsin before he too moves on to ohio. tonight romney will appear with paul ryan at a rally in west chester, ohio. they will be joined by many of romney sportiers including speaker of the house john boehner. >>> there is heartbreak for a n family torn apart by sandy. the bodies of two young boys were found in the marsh. coming up the mother says no one answered about her calls for help. >>> well, today is the day many apple fans have been waiting for. delive
. >> with just five days left until the election president obama hit the trail today and came out swinging against mitt romney, he also touched preyful on the storm's impact, pledging to help those whose lives in his words have been turned upside down. >> there is no question in my view that -- that we really can't have four more years like the last 4 years, i know the obama folks are chanting 4 more years, four more years but or chant is this, five more days, five more days is our chant. >> just about an hour ago mitt romney held a rally in roanoke, virginia, romney once again asked supporters to donate to the red cross to help the storm victims but he quickly turned his sites on the election, mocking president obama for suggesting a cabinet level department of business. romney said that would not add jobs on main street. >>> many of you are doing last minute reading up on candidates in the many state and local propositions. ktvu.com can help you with that. go to the news, drop down at the top of the front page and click on politics to read or print the ballot for your county. >>> hundred
tomorrow just days before the election. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live now in san francisco where she found some signs that hiring is heating up. jana. >> reporter: from union square to time square request people about their economy and it's likely they will say jobs. one showing unemployment down and hiring up. at the boxing room just before the dinner rush executive chef simeno posted a want ad. he did not think he would get applications until a couple of days. >> it usually takes a couple of days. >> the unemployment rate has come down from 10% to 7-1/2%. >> reporter: the economy has added 3.5 million jobs. private companies hired 158,000 people. tomorrow's more extensive job report could sway soft voters just days before the election. >> it's a very close race, in a close race anything might push it one way or another. >> reporter: both parties will be prepared to spin the job's numbers. >> if you get a job's number under 100,000 the republicans will say see the economy is in real trouble. if you get a jobs number under $150,000, i think the democrats will be in recently good shape. >
the presidential race just four days before election day. alison. >> reporter: and pam, it doesn't look like either candidate is going to get much new ammunition from this latest jobs report. let's take a look at the numbers. the labor department is reporting this morning the economy added 171,000 jobs last month. that is more than economists were predicting. the unemployment rate however picks up to 7.9% from 7.8% the month before. both presidential candidates will be putting their spin on the news coming up in the coming hours. arguing the recovery is not strong enough. president obama will likely tout the stronger than expected hiring numbers. it doesn't seem like these changes are significant enough at this point to be a game changer in the race. house speaker john tweeted mayb president obama can do. both capped dates will be cam -- candidates will be campaigning today in the make or break swing state of ohio. reporting live alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a new ktvu field poll shows a dramatic shift in how californians say they will vote on proposition 34. the proposed repeal of the sta
used that we developed it's easy >> the company said it's developed technology for elections in france, great britain, india and australia. >>> maricopa made a costly printing mistake on election material telling spanish speaking voters the wrong date. about 2,000 shout date of the upcoming election at november 8th instead of the 6th. the county addressed the problem yesterday with state latino leaders. the department will spend 30,000 printing new flyers and buying ads on spanish language tv and radio stations telling voters of the mistake. >> and i feel very badly that it was made. we have to do something to solve that. we have a few days left. >> officials say printing the wrong date waa mistake, not on purpose and an investigation into how it happened is underway. >> eight billboards in the atlanta area that offer voters a chance to win a gun are raising eyebrows. they say anyone who shows up at a outdoor store with a voting sticker will be put in a raffle but officials say that's illegal. >> everybody needs to talk and learn and be informed. >> the gun store owner who put u
rolling back a lot of the advances that we made here in the city. >> she elected politics over public safety. >> reporter: olague was appointed by major ed lee after mirkarimi whod had been district five supervisor was elected sheriff. olague surprised much of city hall. >> no i do not have any regrets about my vote. >> reporter: the campaign ad is running on you tube, social media and is expected to be e- mailed to 100,000 registered voters here in the district. in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a newly released map now shows all the areas in santa clara county that are vulnerable to earthquakes. the map was released by the state department of conservation. it was created to make planners aware of the county's most earthquake prone zones. just go to ktvu.com and click on web links to see the map. >>> and temperatures today look like these. we had lots of 60s and low 70s. here are the numbers, 70 in napa, 70 in fairfield. highs in your saturday warmer still. warmer still as we head into sunday. the thing i'm thinking about tonight, we have a lot of valley fog. we ha
: what would sandy's impact be on the election pundents on the days after the election. it could take historians months, days or years to truly sort out. >>> more than 100 tenants could be evicted from their floating homes. we'll tell you what the redwood city planning commission will do. >>> new questions tonight about a port of oakland executives claim that he was just entertaining clients. >>> add an umbrella to your costume. i'm tracking halloween rain and when you can expect it in your neighborhood. >>> new at 10:00, for years the rent has been cheap and the location good. the city commission is considering the future of pete's harbor. what's at stake for the people who live there, ken wayne has the story. >> reporter: the planning commission is still meeting at this hour behind closed doors trying to figure out the future of pete's harbor and how it might affect the people who live there. it's been a fixture for more than a half a century. pete's harbor has been home to people living in their boats on rvs. >> we did this originally to try it out for a year, we've been here for
. and don't siphon gas or don't steal. what a dufus. >>> you might have heard it's election season. >> yeah. >> like most people, you're probably sick of seeing attack ads. well, a guy running for congress in the 6th district in massachusetts has come up with his own way of combatting some of the negative ads, and this is his current political ad. >> i approve this message. >> this is just a tranquil scene from a lovely beach in massachusetts. you hear the soothing sound of the waves and some text comes up that says, because you need a break from all the campaign ads. >> that would make you turn and look at the tv if for a second you didn't hear somebody going -- >> vote yes on america. >> finally, a second of peace. wait, what's that? >> i am not him, but i approve this message. >> what's the opponent's ad? >> he's returning ainst an cong majority of the voters are democrat. this is the way to get some attention. speaking of people who are really, really sick of political ads, you have probably seen this video, but i think this is a perfect reason to show it again. this is abigail evans. s
, they teamed up from 2007 to 2010 as part of a gang reduction task force. >>> it is hoped the election coming up in ten days will provide clarity about the status of education funding here in california. in the meantime there's only uncertainty. as rob roth tells us, it has one school posting two schedules. holway needs to take a statistics class. and she learned that her school may be offering fewer statistics team which could shut her out. >> basically have me on hold and i'm trying to finish so i can get a job. >> reporter: they've posted online a unique class schedule. the classes offered in red will be offered if governor brown's tax measure passes next month along with measure i a 28- dollar a year pass. >> the reality is, now that it may take a student beyond six years, seven, eight years or more to be able to get a seat in the classes that they need. >> reporter: students say they appreciate knowing in advance what's at stake but some fear their future is in doubt. this student wants to become a history teachers but history classes are red lined. support is declining with now less t
. they will be the last one since the election. >>> it is part of a major reorganization and pay pal is combining 9 product development groups and job cuts come from streamlining that effort. company leaders say pay pal has developed a reputation as a bureaucrat particular workplace and it makes it more difficult to retain the best. >>> they say donations are rolling in to help them replace two large windows damaged by vandals. about 4:45 somebody threw glass bottles through the displays. nothing was stolen and it's not clear if they were followed by the giants world series. >>> and in january 20th 11, it is the only history museum in america. >>> coming up on 5:18 we want to go back over to sal and it was foggy, is it still out there? >> yes, pam, dave as we look at some of these pictures, the ones i can show you, it's not a problem in bay point, pittsburgh or antioch. so contra costa is not having a lot of fog. the fog is tending to move around and we will let you know more about that. the traffic does look good getting into san francisco and there are no major problems from livermore to caster v
in the election reports. >>> some have reports of a sex fantasy league which may have been exaggerated. >>> it is a little bit wet out there, we will tell you what is happening with the morning commute. . >>> time now just about 5:12, new claims of a sexual competition, new reports of a sex fantasy league where they earn points for activity of, may have been exaggerated. some alleged incidents involved making out but not sexual activity. >>> they say some are expected to cast their ballots by male in the next election. requests have exceeded those in 2008 when 40% cast their ballots by male. many are not decided until days after the election. mail in ballots take longer to count because the signature on the envelope have to be compared with those on the voter registration card. >>> president barack obama gets back to the campaign trail after focusing his response to hurricane sandy. the president is getting a boost in the final days of his campaign, allison? >> reporter: it is still an extremely tight race, pam but president barack obama is getting resounding praise for his response to
. >> is election day what it used to be? new numbers show how the people of california plan to vote with a mail in ballot. >> and reports of a sex fantasy league blown out of porportion? what is being reported this morning. . >>> a provedda forecast. the rain will end soon. not much longer, some breaks in the clouds to the north. highs 60s to near 70. >> the president back on the campaign trail after three days of focusing on the response to sandy. the president is getting a boost in the final days of the campaign. >> reporter: the president is on his way now to green bay wisconsin. here he is leaving about a half hour ago. he will get regular updates on the storm response as he travels. he is largely received praise for how he has dealt with the crisis even from republicans. he toured the storm damage in new jersey yesterday. >> we are going to help you get it all together. i promise. promise. >> reporter: the president gets back to campaigning today with stops in wisconsin, colorado and nevada. romney is targeting virginia. he softened his speech in the wake of the disaster avoiding direct
before election day. they are looking at the government response to the storm and mitt romney has also reworked hits campaign schedule. >>> we will have coverage from the super storm coming up in 15 minutes and we will have more on how we are helping millions power outages. >>> giants are waking up in the bay area after a warm welcome celebrating the team's latest title. >> cheers were heard as they landed. fans and airport workers were there as manager bruce bochy dealt the manager. from the airport it was then on to at&t and about 500 fans gathered as a caravan gathered with the trophy and then handed it off to sergio romo to show it off. >> it is very fitting they are here to receive us especially with the trophy. this is where we fight for it and work for it at this time. they say they are now resting for tomorrow's parade. >>> and they are making the final jump and more than million will help get them their muni will add shuttle buses and cars as they build the parade floats and they are now working over time. >> we will be bursting couldn't 501.7 miles. if you plan to take part,
reveal they have pumped some money into the election. they are meeting with the fair practices commission and they are funding campaigns against proposition 30. governor jerry brown's tax hike proposal and the measure aimed at collecting dues for education purposes. >>> this morning the national average price for a gallon of average gas is 3-cents less. now a decrease in demand has sent gas prices down and it could fall as much as a dime in the coming week. >>> the white house is usually inviting children to come trick or treating. this is video of the first lady and president inviting children and this year they are pulling the plug on the celebration as president barack obama travels to new jersey to help with the recovery efforts. >>> there are plenty of events going on and this morning the have a talk will hold it's not too spooky event. they will host a party and this is going to be in oakland. >>> we have some breaking news to tell you about in new jersey, a fire started out in new jersey and it was hit hard from sandy. we are out there live flames are reaching in the sky and there
that need it. >>> four days before the election, new unemployment numbers are out, and economists say they show the economy is growing slowly, but consistently. according to the labor department, employers $171,000 jobs in october, but the unemployment rate rose from 7.9, to 7.9%, previously, it was 7.8 in september. more people started looking for work. labor secretary says the numbers show a rebound in consumer confidence. >>> today's jobs report was the last major snapshot of the economy before the election next tuesday. as expected, president obama and governor romney see the report differently. romney calls it stagnation. >> today, we learn that it's actually 7.9%, and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> the republican presidential nominee also says voters will decide next tuesday between what he calls stagnation, and prosperity. >>> president obama is campaigning in in ohio. he says the jokes report shows a pattern -- jobs report shows a pattern of progress. >> our businesses have created nearly 5.5
situations to a large-scale natural disastert. >> election day is just ten days away and today republican nominee mitt romney made several stops in florida before hurricane sandy hits. romney said as president he will reach across the aisle and find a comprise with democrats. >> we're going to have to have an administration in washington, my team in washington that is willing to work with people across the aisle to build bridges to work with other people and come together to find ways to make america work better. >> romney heads to ohio tomorrow in a change of plans because of hurricane sandy. president obama also canceled campaign events next week in northern virginia and colorado to moniter the storm, but not before stopping in new hampshire, where he criticized romney's economic plan. >> hes has been running around saying he has a 5-point plan for the economy. turns out that's 1-point plan. folks at the very top play by a different set of rules than you do did. >> after the event the president made an unexpected shop at the common man tavern in nearby merrimack and chatted with din
. it was a business of a surprise since he took office and it will be the last one released before tuesday's election. >>> and they are starting today before the elementary school principal, a case of not reporting child sexual abuse by teacher. and the principal broke the law by not reporting the teacher to police after the child came forward. three months later, another child reported being molested by the teacher. that child's mother called police. he goes on trial and faces misdemeanor charges. >>> he face is up to 25 years in prison after calling lay lay. they announced a guilty issue and they believe the child of giselle esteban was having an affair with michelle le. her remains were found several days later. >>> breast cancer screenings have been proven to save lives and they also come at a cost. for every life saved, 300 women are over diagnosed. experts say that means they are unnecessarily treated for cancer saving our lives but 4,000 women are over diagnosed. >>> you may want to allow yourself some extra time. it is foggy out there and brian joins us from san mateo to tell us how things ar
to make tough decisions, even when they are not politically convenient. >> 5 days left till the election, the president accused mitt romney of using his talents as a salesman to dress up the policies that failed our country. and president obama said mitt romney would enact tax cuts that favor the wealthy. mitt romney was in virginia. >> i will reach across the aisle and make with good democrats that love american and there are good democrats like that. i am going to meet with them once a year -- >> they mocked president obama's idea to create a secretary of business. he said adding another person to the cabinet won't add jobs on main street. >> the campaigns are still asking for money. with 5 days now till the election you may be wondering why there are still so many requests for donations, the money is needed to help get out the vote. >> they are paying stipens to people who are knocking on doors. >> the winner could depend on who does the best job on getting people to vote. money isologist needed to -- is also needed to pay off campaign debts. how will you vote? take our facebook quiz
will be in the 60s. very mild. giants very cloudy near 60. it's 7:13. less than a week before election day, and president obama is missing another day on the campaign trail. as alison burns report, this team is learning thousand balance the final election push with his role as commander-in- chief. >>> allison -- alison sh. >> reporter: we just received the president's official schedule from the white house. he will resume training tomorrow in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. in about two hours, he travels to new jersey. he will be visiting the -- looking at the storm damage in atlantic city where the boardwalk is wiped out, homes are destroyed and residents are without power. the president will be with chris christie and he's bringing assurances he's ordered federal agencies to help. >> i want you to cut through red tape and bureau kracy. there's no excuse for inaction -- bureaucracy. there's no excuse for inaction at this point. >> reporter: meanwhile, mitt romney who turned one of his ohio rallies into a donation event for storm -- for storm victims, has a bigger challenge trying to find
in oakland. another pleasant afternoon. >>> we are almost a week away from the presidential election and people are taking advantage of early voting this year. in atlanta, georgia they stood in long lines while folks on line said they were shocked. poll workers expected e turnout. >> early voting ends on friday. >>> in florida, half of voters are expected to take advantage of early voting. both president obama and mitt romney are encouraging early voting but where hurricane sandy is going to hit, they are expecting a much lower early voting turnout. >>> both the president and challenger mitt romney are canceling campaign stops in virginia. instead of appearing in virginia. he is headed back to ohio. ho canceled his stops and will also stop in ohio and florida before heading back to the white house to monitor the storm. >> he has led a key role for many years. but this year. typically both democrats and republicans are riding on that decision. both the president and mitt romney are neck and neck and they made more than a dozen stops to the state. >> they have been traveling to the buc
seems like a sign separation by opponents. >> more on election 2012. our new ktvu field poll indicates support for the governor's tax measure as slipped below the majority needed for passing. 38% say they will vote no. back in july the measure had 54% support. a competing tax measure, 38 is also losing. 34% say they will vote yes. . >> thousands of nurses are scheduled to walk out of local hospitals tomorrow in a one day strike. picketing starts at seven at hospitals in alameda, and solano. the california nurses association is striking over a contract dispute that includes issues of sick leave, retirement and patient care . >> five and a half million people are without power in 15 states on the eastern seaboard because of sandy. john fowler is here now with the devastating toll and the promises of help. >> in the last few minutes the unofficial death toll rose to 66, thousands homeless, new jersey's governor today praised working with the president on disaster relief. the president toured the devastated new jersey coast late today. he declared new jersey and new york federal disast
details on the november 6 election. there is word results in california could be delayed because of the number of mail in ballots. they take longer to count because workers have to verify each signature and that could mean votes won't be tallied till the following day. >> be patient. >> california distributed 9 million mail in ballots this cycle. that is 20% more than were requested in 2008. it is predicted half of all california voters will vote by mail this year. >>> in a investigation pleasanton and stockton police arrested a man who is accused of killing a woman. the body was found in may in pleasanton. police identified the victim from stockton. investigators say he killed her and he has been booked on murder charges. there are reports the victim and suspect had dated in the past. >>> a tourist looking out a window made a discovery today. he called for help this morning after sighting a body in the water. the person was a white man in his mid-30s but deputies found no injuries or cause of death. they are working to identify that body. >>> a woman who claims she was a victim
's election. >>> 7:17. gas prices on the east coast may shoot up because of hurricane sandy if oil production is disrupted. >>> hundreds are jobs are being cut by paypal. the job cuts are coming from that stream lining fort. the company officials say paypal has developed a reputation as a bureaucratic workplace and they are adding that makes it harder to attract and retain the best software engineers and designers. >>> jury selection begins for a san jose elementary school principal accused of failing to report a case of suspected child abuse by a cheecher -- teacher. prosecutors say the prince -- prosecutors say the principal failed to report the teacher's behavior. children started to come forward. that mother alled police and chandler came came forward. the principal faces a misdemeanor charge. >>> a union city woman faces at least 25 years in prison after a jury convicted her of killing michelle le. jurors announced a guilty verdict yesterday against 28- year-old giselle esthat ban. prosecutors call her a socio path and say she believes the father of her child was having an affair with le
. >>> that massive storm back east blew the presidential election. >> i'm worried about the impact on our first r esponders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy. >> reporter: president obama cancelled an appearance in florida as he oversees that storm. this is the first time in 40 years that that newspaper has endorsed a republican presidential candidate. for his part, romney today asked voters to consider those in sandy's path. >> a lot of people are enduring very difficult times, and our hearts and our prayers go to them. >> reporter: romney replaced his online fund raising efforts with links to the american red cross to help victims of the storm. he's had to cancel campaign events but intends to visit virginia after the storm passes. >>> happening now, more on that epic storm sandy which is paralyzing the lives of millions of people on the east coast. evacuations uations are under way after a back up generator has failed. also a transformer explosion is blamed on sandy. right now officials say more than 5 million people are without power across a half dozen states. a california's 129th
on the campaign trail less than a week before election day, allison? >> reporter: we have some breaking news about the president's schedule and we have just learned he will be resuming his campaign schedule tomorrow, in nevada colorado and wisconsin. but first he continues the focus on the response to hurricane sandy and in about three hours he will be traveling to atlantic city. he will be touring the storms with republican governor chris christie. he is causing some angst for the president's handling of the crisis. >> he has been outstanding dealing with this. >> now on the presidential race, it is difficult to forecast but mitt romney resumes campaigning and he is taking some heat for a primary debate, he would turn the disaster management over to the states. he would not eliminate the federal management agency. they have been suspended over the last few days and there are some questions about the state of the presidential race and some other polls are showing they are holding onto a 5 point lead in ohio and he is up by 1 point in florida. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and on
for lot of time and going to critical swing states with just five days until election day. >> reporter: the president is expected to come out swinging today, wisconsin and nevada, as president barack obama dealt with the federal hurricane response, mitt romney softened his speech avoided direct attempts but they are targeting ohio for criticizing president barack obama for the auto bailout. >> reporter: the head of chrysler issued a statement saying it's not shifting jobs to china and the president's team has been out in force refuting the ad. >> in the last few hours with this campaign they have become truly desperate. >>> he is standing by the ad in virginia. reporting live, allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well several people have already voted and you are looking at video for early voters in maryland. some of the states are already releasing those who are voting and 2. 7 million people have already voted 2. 73 for the democrat and 41% for republicans. >>> they are taking their message to freeway overpasses this morning. in just about 45 minutes they are shrinking bann
his schedule this morning. with the elections aweek away from tomorrow, it will be interesting to see if that has any impact at all. >> let's check in with sal. how are we holding up? >> we're okay. we'll show you some slowing here and there on 2le 0 -- on 280 northbound. the weather is dark there and gloomy. if you are driving over to 101, you will see slow traffic and across the bay. some slow traffic on the san mateo bridge. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. that's backed up for about a 15 to 20 minute delay. now it's time po for the weather -- now it's time for the weather. it just depends. the fog advisory is supposed to end at 8:00. i've been so busy. i'm sure they probably did. kind of a cooling trend, even though it will be sunny and that fog is there. some of that is -- some of that has produced a little bit of drizzle. i think today's -- today's is closest to the ground. tomorrow it will start to lift a little bit. but we're holding off on any rain until thursday. until then, i think it's low clouds and nothing. san jose, foggy and 59. right now, because of just the nat
of these times. if he is elected president he'll make policy changes that bring the economy, in his words, roaring back. find out how your political views align with the candidates. like ktvu channel 2 on facebook. >> friends and family of former senator george mcgovern gathered for his funeral. the 90-year-old died this past sunday. he served in the u.s. house and senate and ran as the democratic nominee against republican richard nixon in 1972. after leaving politics he devoted himself to issues of hunger and poverty. plans call for mcgovern to be buried in washington, d.c. >> a $2 million fine for sending out an e-mail about facebook. why it's not so much what he said but when he said it that got one worker fired. >> in eight minutes the very personal experience with bullying that has inspired a california lawmaker and what's happening for the first time ever at schools. how does it brew such great coffee? well, inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> citigroup accepted a fine admitting one of its e
all the way to the election. what happens if people don't have power? this may be felt well into next week and beyond. >> we have a very, very thick fog pattern, a dense fog advisory is out. we'll have more on the giants' victory parade and halloween. >> traffic is now very feeling and this is the east shore picture we normally can see. you can see a couple cars through here because of the fog. this morning we're looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is light. it's 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> happy to say for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants are world champions. they swept the tigers a four to three victory in extra innings. >> got him looking and the giants have won it all! >> triple crown winner miguel cabrera, in the top of the tenth, marco was bringing in the go ahead run. it was a team effort. >> we went out there to enjoy every minute of it and it was hard earned and just incredible, incredible group of guys that fought for each other. >> this is the giants' second world championship in three years. they are the first national league team to ac
by the time the polls close at 8:00 p.m. by election day for ballots to be counted. >>> both p presidential -- both presidential candidates have suspended campaigning but both were in the limelight responding to the storm. president obama said he's told first responders to get help to those in need as soon as possible. >> i want you to cut through bureaucracy, there's no excuse for inaction at this point. >> reporter: the president visited a red cross center. he said his administration preplanned for this storm, getting food, and other emergency supplies such as generatorred to the affected area. mitt romney staged his own emergency supply drop off. >> reporter: romney joined the line of workers accepting donations. he did not respond to questions from reporters. >>> we're expecting word on whether survivors from the san bruno blast can sue pg & e. the explosion killed eight people anddestroyed 38 homes. thoerpbs said yesterday -- >> more than 350 plaintiffs are involved in the massive civil case. pg & e has been trying to settle the claims. the civil ruling could open the door to a trial a
: the vice president held a rally in sarasota. he said he hopes after the election the country will pull together as they have in the response to sandy. biden also stopped at a diner, shaking hands and posing for pictures. >>> romney also campaigned in florida today holding three rallies in that state. >> with 23 million americans, you think about -- these are real people, these are folks trying to put food on the table. 23million struggling to find a good job. >> he appeared in tampa alongside rubio and jeb bush. he criticized the president's economic polesis noting as you heard a moment ago that 23 million americans are currently looking for work. >> americans may be getting tired of politics but one little girl was actually driven to tears. >> i'm tired of -- i'm tired of obama and romney. >> that's why you are crying? it'll be over soon. okay? it'll be over soon. >> okay. >> she and her mother were listening to npr when she started crying. npr sent her, an apology saying we must confess it's gone on long enough for us to. >> a new field poll shows two state tax measures on ne
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